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How to Associate a Username with a Security Identifier (SID)
Article ID: 154599 - View products that this article applies to.
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The information in this article describes how to associate a username with a security identifier (SID).
Sometimes, you need to know what the security identifier (SID) is for a specific user on the system. To see what the SID is for a specific user, perform the steps below.
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Article ID: 154599 - Last Review: February 27, 2007 - Revision: 2.2